COVID-19

UI Announces “Significant Possibility” That Classes Will Go Online For “Some Time” Due To Coronavirus

The University of Idaho has announced that there is a “significant possibility” that classes will be taught online for some time due to the coronavirus. New UI President Scott Green sent an email to faculty and staff Wednesday morning outlining the potential long term move.  The UI will test online classes by teaching electronically on …

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Whitman County Public Health Director Suspects Coronavirus Has Already Spread To The Palouse

Whitman County’s Public Health Director believes it’s likely that the coronavirus has already spread to the Palouse.  Troy Henderson gave Pullman City Council Members an update on the virus during Tuesday night’s council meeting.  Henderson says about 20 local residents have been tested for coronavirus with only two results having been returned.  Both of those …

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About 20 Whitman County Residents Being Tested For Coronavirus

It’s just a matter of time. Whitman County Public Health Director Troy Henderson says about 20 local residents are being tested for the coronavirus.  Two of the tests have already come back negative.  Henderson says it will take about 4 days for the rest of the test results to be returned.

University of Idaho considering online as Coronavirus cases increase

The University of Idaho is considering to switch to online, following WSU’s announcement Monday.  Conversation surrounding the switch comes as the number of coronavirus cases across the U.S. increases. According to Jodi Walker, UI director of communications, they’re not certain about where this situation will lead, but they are monitoring it closely.  Right now administrators …

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WSU student tested for COVID-19; results won’t be available for days

Lots of discussion going on about having WSU shift to fully online classes after Spring Break.  That would affect Mom’s Weekend and graduation. A big hit to local businesses.  A Washington State University student has been tested for COVID-19, the school announced in an email to staff members Tuesday evening. Results of the test for …

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Biden To Defy CDC Warning To Stop Touching Other People’s Faces

U.S.—As Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is constantly in crowds, health officials are greatly concerned that he will catch the coronavirus — which would be especially bad for him as he’s very, very old. Despite these concerns, Biden just can’t follow one of the CDC’s main recommendations to avoid catching the disease: Stop putting your …

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WSU Asking Students Studying In Italy To Return Home Over Coronavirus Threat

That ain’t going to happen. I studied for a year abroad. If my sending university had asked me to cancel my year abroad because of a virus scare, I would have laughed at them.  Washington State University is asking its students studying aboard in Italy to return home.  Last week the Centers for Disease Control …

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UI Issues Health Advisory, Genesee And Troy Schools Cancelled Today Over Coronavirus Scare

The UI advisory was a response to Jackson High School from Western Washington taking part in jazz festival over the weekend.  A student at that high school has been diagnosed with the coronavirus.  That student was not a part of the group that competed at jazz fest in Moscow.  There is no indication that the …

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